Earth Connections: Science Through the Seasons

Earth Connections: Science Through the Seasons

Science Through the Seasons by Shea Scribner Oxbow Farm and Conservation Center Carnation WA igns of the shifting seasonal cycle are all around us. Children are especially keen to notice and appreciate the changing colors of leaves, frantic activities of squirrels,...

Perspectives: Educating as if Survival Matters

Perspectives: Educating as if Survival Matters

Educating as if Survival Matters Nancy M Trautmann Michael P Gilmore BioScience, Volume 68, Issue 5, 1 May 2018, Pages 324–326, https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biy026 Published: 22 March 2018 ver the past 40 years, environmental educators through­out the world have...

Digital Environmental Literacy: Student Generated Data and Inquiry

Digital Environmental Literacy: Student Generated Data and Inquiry

How do we train educators to successfully interface technologies with the outdoor experiences that they provide their students? by R. Justin Hougham, Marc Nutter, Megan Gilbertson, Quinn Bukouricz University of Wisconsin - Extension Technology in education (ed tech)...

Climate Scientists

On a sunny fall day in Oregon students are outdoors learning about the new citizen science observation site in their schoolyard. With a mix of 4th and 5th grade exuberance and the seriousness of adults they are taking on the mission of gathering basic data for a...

Exploring Culture and Environment – Pt 1

Exploring Culture and Environment – Pt 1

    Canoes and other forms of human powered watercraft have been utilized by human beings all around the world since time immemorial. For this reason, the study of canoes can serve as a gateway to analyze, compare and learn from the world’s cultures and the...

Exploring Culture and Environment – Pt 2

Exploring Culture and Environment – Pt 2

This article is a story of how fourth-grade students in Moscow, Idaho studied the confluence of cultures throughout Idaho’s history by building a canoe, hand-carving paddles, and actively participating in the resurgence of the traditional canoe throughout the Pacific...

Native Voices: Reclaiming a Culture Through the Traditional Canoe

Native Voices: Reclaiming a Culture Through the Traditional Canoe

Native Voices: Reclaiming a Culture through the Traditional Canoe Interview with Nathan Piengkham (In conjunction with Blooming Culture: The Canoe as a Vessel for Exploring Cultures) Nathan Piengkham is a member of the Kalispel Tribe and the Executive Director of The...

E.E.’s Philosopher King

E.E.’s Philosopher King

Not One More Cute Project for the Kids: Neal Maine’s Educational Vision   by Gregory A. Smith Lewis & Clark College, Professor Emeritus PART ONE eal Maine, now in his late-70s is an iconic figure for many environmental educators in the state of Oregon. Early...

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